TIME recently held its gala celebrating the magazine's self-proclaimed 100 most influential people. Among those chosen were David Koch and Stephen Colbert, who spoke before the gathered masses.
I am a slut.
Before this week, I didn't know I was a slut. But Rush Limbaugh [set me straight http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/02/29/1069506/-Limp-dick-Rush-Limbaugh-says-taking-birth-control-...
Did you ever have a crazy relative - an Aunt Mabel from Tupelo or an Uncle Archie from Queens - who made you cringe whenever he or she would open their mouth? When they came to visit you would live ...
1.character or conduct that emphasizes practicality.
In other words, doing what works.
ALL the great progressive presidents were ...
Saint Petersburg in revolt gave us Vladimir Nabokov, Isaiah Berlin, and Ayn Rand. The first was a novelist, the second a philosopher. The third was neither but thought she was both.
One of the attack memes for right wingers and know nothings is that the Occupy Wall Street movement is merely the wacky doings of hippies, or aging hippies, or dirty fucking hippies.
I briefly visited the “We are the 53%” website, ...
We tend to think of conservatism as being an ideology in the conventional sense, in the same way that liberalism, communism, socialism, and centrism are ideologies. But is this really true? This ...
Virginia congressman Eric Cantor, whose district was recently just dealt a double blow by an earthquake and then a hurricane, really has his thumb on the pulse of the average American family:
I studied folklore and "oral literature" (ok, it's an oxymoron) in college. At the time, I was interested in closely parsing texts, in understanding the relationship between denotation and ...